An Adornian ideology critique of neo-liberal reforms to the English NHS

@article{Benbow2020AnAI,
  title={An Adornian ideology critique of neo-liberal reforms to the English NHS},
  author={D. Benbow},
  journal={Journal of Political Ideologies},
  year={2020},
  volume={26},
  pages={59 - 80}
}
  • D. Benbow
  • Published 2020
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Political Ideologies
ABSTRACT In this article, I undertake an ideology critique of reforms to the English NHS within the neo-liberal era. The critique draws primarily on the writings of the Frankfurt School philosopher Theodor Adorno. I use the method of ideology critique to explain the influences on and reasons for the reforms, the contradictions in government discourse and policy and the potential reifying effects of the reforms. I also use the method as a basis for conceiving alternatives. Adorno thought that… Expand